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Labor Ignores and La Nina Threatens

19 mins listen August 05, 2022

The S of ESG has become more useful in understanding company performance in down times. When things are bad, companies that take care of their workers, for example, often perform better than their counterparts. We discuss why this might be by looking at growing job vacancies in some parts of the US economy. Then we discuss what could happen to the food system if the rare “triple-dip” La Nina, an atmospheric and oceanic phenomenon, happens this winter.

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Umar Ashfaq

Senior Associate, MSCI Research

Cole Martin

Senior Associate, ESG Research

Liz Houston

ESG Researcher, MSCI

Cole Martin

ESG Researcher, MSCI

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